American Revolution Center Names Three New Members to Board of DirectorsApril 22, 2009
PHILADELPHIA – April 22, 2009 –The American Revolution Center named the following individuals to its Board of Directors: General Josiah Bunting III, President of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation in New York; Harold Burson, Founding Chairman of Burson-Marstellar; and Barbara J. Mitnick, Ph.D., independent art historian, museum curator, writer and lecturer. They will assist the Center in its mission to celebrate and commemorate the entire story of the American Revolution and its legacy.
About The Museum of the American Revolution:
The Museum of the American Revolution will tell the complete story of the American Revolution using its distinguished collection of objects, artifacts, artwork, and manuscripts. Permanent and special exhibition galleries, theaters, and large-scale tableaux will bring to life the original “greatest generation,” and engage people in the history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution. Construction is now underway for the new Museum that is being built steps away from Independence Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, Franklin Court, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Revolution. It will serve as a portal to the nation’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context and encouraging explorations that begin at the Museum’s doorstep. The Museum is a private, non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.AmRevMuseum.org or call toll free, 877-740-1776.